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April 2019

Klezmer – “Zingendik! Tantsndik! Shpilndik!” (Sing! Dance! Play!) Workshop

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Workshop with Deborah Strauss, “Zingendik! Tantsndik! Shpilndik!” (Sing! Dance! Play!) Free and open to the public Whether you are an experienced klezmer player or Yiddish singer, or new to the style, this hands-on workshop will offer you a feast of Eastern European Yiddish instrumental and vocal music. Taught in a lively, integrated approach—a marriage of instruments, singing and movement—we will explore new ways to express klezmer music’s full potential, both as a group and as individuals. Open to all instrumentalists,…

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May 2019

Expand Your Musical Bounds: An Improvisational Workshop for All Instruments

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Front Porch, 221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Create lilt, lift and drive in dance music with Jacqueline Schwab. If you’re interested in playing for dancing (particularly English country dancing, but any sort), come explore how to develop kinetic energy in your music making to play in a style that can inspire dancers to lilt, groove, or get down, depending on what is needed. Through rhythm and improv games, we will learn how rhythmic riffing can lead to melodic and harmonic ideas and a commanding musical voice. We…

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